Immigration Legal Assistance Program

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The Ascentria Immigration Legal Assistance Program provides free and low-cost legal services to immigrants in New England. Our team of lawyers and legal professionals covers the spectrum of immigration legal assistance needs.

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Our Services:

Our humanitarian-based immigration legal services help individuals from a variety of backgrounds including:

  • Survivors of human trafficking
  • Survivors of violent crimes including domestic abuse
  • Survivors of persecution and torture
  • Minors and unaccompanied children who experienced abuse, abandonment, neglect or other trauma
We provide free and/or low-cost legal representation before the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and the Immigration Courts to non-detained individuals applying for:
  • Relief from removal (deportation)
  • Asylum
  • T visas for human trafficking survivors
  • U visas for survivors of crime
  • VAWA (Violence Against Women Act) petitions for survivors of domestic violence
  • SIJ (Special Immigrant Juvenile) status petitions for abused, abandoned, and neglected children
  • DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals)
  • TPS (Temporary Protected Status)
  • Family-based petitions
  • Legal permanent residence petitions
  • U.S. citizenship
  • “Green Card” renewal or replacement
  • Employment authorization documents
  • Refugee travel documents
  • Consular processing

We Offer:

Multi-lingual services

​Fingerprinting services

​Education on immigration law topics for community-based organizations and service providers

To request a presentation, contact us below

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ILAP client with DACA renewal

ILAP Receives Federal Grant to Help Fight Human Trafficking

The Immigration Legal Assistance Program recently received an additional grant to support survivors of human trafficking in Western and Central Massachusetts. This grant is made possible by the Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act and Trafficking Victims Protection Act, which seeks prevent human trafficking, prosecute human trafficking cases, and support and protect human trafficking victims and survivors.

Our thanks to the legislators who supported these acts.

Interested in Joining Our Team?

Join us on our mission to help individuals and families in transition move forward 
and thrive – physically, intellectually, socially, spiritually and economically. 

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11 Shattuck Street,
Worcester, MA 01605 

Phone: 774.273.3045


425 Union Street,
West Springfield, MA 01089 

Phone: 774.273.3045


This project was (partially) supported by the Massachusetts Office for Victim Assistance through a Victims of Crime Act of 1984 (VOCA) grant from the Office for Victims of Crime, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice.